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Prof Vicki Karaminas Ph.D, B.Soc.Sci

Supervisor - PhD Programme

College of Creative Arts

Vicki Karaminas is Professor of Fashion at the College of Creative Arts, Massey University New Zealand. She is the president and chair of fashion for the Popular Culture Association of Australia and New Zealand (2012–2015) and the treasurer and chair of Subcultural Style and Identity for the Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association. Her book publications include The Men’s Fashion Reader (Berg, 2009); Fashion in Fiction: Text and Clothing in Literature, Film and Television (Berg, 2009); Fashion and Art (Bloomsbury, 2012); Queer Style (Bloomsbury, 2013); Shanghai Street Style (Intellect, 2013); Fashion in Popular Culture: Literature, Media and Contemporary Studies (Intellect, 2013) and Sydney Street Style (Intellect, 2014 in press). She is the principle editor (with Joseph Hancock) of the journal Fashion, Style and Popular Culture (Intellect, Bristol). She is the co-creature of the niche fashion label OPUS9 with Justine Taylor.

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Professional

Contact details

  • Ph: +64 4 801 5799 extn 63447
    Location: 5E15, 10
    Campus: College of Creative Arts

Qualifications

  • Doctor of Philosophy - University of Technology, Sydney (2002)
  • Bachelor of Social Sciences with first Class Honours and University Medal - University of Technology (1997)

Research Expertise

Research Interests

Fashion and the Body, Fashion and Sexuality, Fashion and Representations, Fashion and Art, 

Area of Expertise

Field of research codes
Studies In Creative Arts And Writing (190000): Visual Arts and Crafts (190500)

Keywords

fashion, philosophies of the body, Representation, masculinities, sexualities, gender

Research Projects

Summary of Research Projects

Position Current Completed
Project Leader 0 1

Research Outputs

Journal

Taylor, JM., Karaminas, V., & Geczy, A. (2017). Sailor Style: Representations of the Mariner in Popular Culture and Contemporary Fashion. Journal of Asia Pacific Pop Culture. 2(1.2), 141-164
[Journal article]Authored by: Karaminas, V., Taylor, J.
Geczy, A., & Karaminas, V. (2017). Lady Gaga: American Horror Story, Fashion, Monstrosity and the Grotesque. Fashion Theory - Journal of Dress Body and Culture. 21(6), 709-731
[Journal article]Authored by: Karaminas, V.
Zorn, TE. (2000). Letter from the Editor. Management Communication Quarterly. 14(1), 5-7
[Journal article]Authored by: Karaminas, V.
Karaminas, V., Taylor, Justine, ., & Geczy, Adam, . (2017). Sailor style: representations of the mariner in popular culture. Journal of Asia-Pacific Pop Culture. (1.2), 141-164
[Journal article]Authored by: Karaminas, V.
Karaminas, V., karaminas, V., & Hancock II, JH. (2014). The joy of pecs: Representations of masculinities in fashion brand advertising. Clothing Cultures. 1(3)
[Journal article]Authored by: Karaminas, V.
Gibson, PC., & Karaminas, V. (2014). Letter from the editors. Fashion Theory - Journal of Dress Body and Culture. 18(2), 117-122
[Journal article]Authored by: Karaminas, V.
Karaminas, V. (2012). Vampire Dandies. Reconceptualising Fashionable Masculine Style. The Fashion Theory - Russia. 3(4) Retrieved from http://nlobooks.ru/sites/default/files/old/nlobooks.ru/eng/index.html
[Journal article]Authored by: Karaminas, V.
Karaminas, V. (2011). Letter from the Editor. Fashion Theory - Journal of Dress Body and Culture. 16(2), 133-138
[Journal article]Authored by: Karaminas, V.
Karaminas, V. (2010). Vampire Dandies: Queering/Querying Fashionable Masculine Identities. Lambda Nordica. 5(6)
[Journal article]Authored by: Karaminas, V.
Karaminas, V. (2008). There is a Bug in my Ink Bottle’: The Graphic Art of Australian Women, Greenberg, Graber and Ord. International Journal of Comic Art.
[Journal article]Authored by: Karaminas, V.
Karaminas, V. (2007). Australian Gothic. Black Light Angels and Subterranean Style,. International Journal of Comic art.
[Journal article]Authored by: Karaminas, V.
Karaminas, V. (2007). Imagining the orient: Cultural appropriation in the Florence Broadhurst Collection. International Journal of Design. 1(2), 11-20
[Journal article]Authored by: Karaminas, V.
Karaminas, V. (2006). “No Capes!” Über Fashion and How “Luck Favours the Prepared”.. The International Journal of Comic Art.
[Journal article]Authored by: Karaminas, V.
Karaminas, V. (2005). Akira Isogawa: Printemps-Ete, Fashion Theory, The Journal of Dress, Body and Culture, vo. 9, issue 4, pp.461-470, 2005, berg. Fashion Theory - Journal of Dress Body and Culture.
[Book Review]Authored by: Karaminas, V.
Karaminas, V. (2005). Exhibition review: Akira Isogawa: Printemps-été. Fashion Theory - Journal of Dress Body and Culture. 9(4), 461-470
[Journal article]Authored by: Karaminas, V.
Karaminas, V. (2004). Dispositions. Borderlands E-Journal: new spaces in the humanities.
[Journal article]Authored by: Karaminas, V.
karaminas, V. (2003). ‘(Slide Show) Greetings from Australia. Borderlands E-Journal: new spaces in the humanities.
[Journal article]Authored by: Karaminas, V.

Book

Karaminas,, V., & Geczy, A.(2017). FASHION AND MASCULINITY IN POPULAR CULTURE..
[Authored Book]Authored by: Karaminas, V.
Karaminas, V., & Geczy, Adam, .(2017). Critical Fashion Practice from Westwood to Van Beirendonk. : Bloomsbury
[Authored Book]Authored by: Karaminas, V.
Karaminas, VK., & Geczy, A. (2015). The Body. In AP. Palmer (Ed.) A Cultural History of Fashion in the Twentieth Century in the Modern Age. (pp. 63 - 84). London: Bloomsbury
[Chapter]Authored by: Karaminas, V.
Karaminas, VK., & Geczy, AG.(2015). Fashions double: Representations of fashion in photography, film and painting. United Kingdom: Berg Publishers
[Authored Book]Authored by: Karaminas, V.
Karaminas, VK., & Geczy, AG. (2015). Walter Benjamin: Fashion, modernity and the city street. In AG. Roccamora, & AS. Smelik (Eds.) Thinking through fashion: A guide to key theorists. : I.B. Tauris
[Chapter]Authored by: Karaminas, V.
Karaminas, V., Johnson Woods, TJW., & Taylor, JT.(2015). Sydney street style. Chicago: University of Chicago Press
[Authored Book]Authored by: Karaminas, V.Edited by: Karaminas, V.
Karaminas, V., & Geczy, A. (2014). queer style, Bloomsbury, London, 2014.
[Monograph]Authored by: Karaminas, V.
Karaminas, V. (2013). Lesbian Style. In AD. de la Lay, SB. Black, JE. Entwistle, HT. Thomas, AR. Rocamora, & RAR. Root (Eds.) The Handbook of Fashion Studies. (pp. 137 - 158). London, United Kingdom: Bloomsbury
[Chapter]Authored by: Karaminas, V.
Karaminas, V. (2013). Born this way lesbian fashion since the eighties. In A Queer History of Fashion. From the Closet to the Catwalk. (pp. 193 - 216). : Fashion Institute of Techonology New York
[Chapter]Authored by: Karaminas, V.
Karaminas, V. (2013). Australian gothic: Black light angels, appearance, and subcultural style. In Fashion in Popular Culture: Literature, Media and Contemporary Studies. (pp. 49 - 66).
[Chapter]Authored by: Karaminas, V.
(2013). Fashion in popular culture: Literature, media and contemporary studies.
[Edited Book]Authored by: Karaminas, V.Edited by: Karaminas, V.
Johnson-Woods, T., Karaminas, V., & Chan, F.(2013). Shanghai: Street style.
[Authored Book]Authored by: Karaminas, V.
Karaminas, V., & Geczy, AG.(2013). Queer Style. United Kingdom: Bloomsbury
[Authored Book]Authored by: Karaminas, V.
Karaminas, V. (2013). Vampire dandies: Fashionable masculine identities and style in popular culture. In Fashion Cultures Revisited: Theories, Explorations and Analysis. (pp. 366 - 376).
[Chapter]Authored by: Karaminas, V.
Karaminas, V. (2012). Image: Fashionscapes- Notes toward an understanding of new media technologies and their impact on contemporary fashion. In VK. Karaminas, & AG. Geczy (Eds.) Fashion and Art. (pp. 177 - 188). London, United Kingdom: Bloomsbury Academic
[Chapter]Authored by: Karaminas, V.
Karaminas, Vicki, VK., & Geczy, Adam, AG. (Eds.) (2012). Fashion and Art.
[Edited Book]Authored by: Karaminas, V.Edited by: Karaminas, V.
Karaminas, V. (2009). Children's Wear. In MM. Maynard (Ed.) The Encyclopedia of World Dress and Fashion , Australia, New Zealand and the Pacific.
[Chapter]Authored by: Karaminas, V.
Karaminas, VK. (2009). Urban Menswear. In M. Maynard (Ed.) The Encyclopedia of World Dress and Fashion , Australia, New Zealand and the Pacific. Oxford: Berg.Bloomsbury
[Chapter]Authored by: Karaminas, V.
Karaminas, VK. (2009). Ubermen: Masculinity, Costume and Meaning in Comic Book Superheroes.
[Chapter]Authored by: Karaminas, V.
Karaminas, VK., & McNeil, PM. (Eds.) (2009). The Men's Fashion Reader. London: Berg.Bloomsbury
[Edited Book]Authored by: Karaminas, V.Edited by: Karaminas, V.
Karaminas, VK., Cole, CC., & McNeil, PM. (Eds.) (2009). Fashion in Fiction. Text and Clothing in Literature, Film and Television,. Oxford: Berg.Bloomsbury
[Edited Book]Contributed to by: Karaminas, V.Edited by: Karaminas, V.
Karaminas, V. (2007). Where Fashion and Architecture Collide. The Design Aesthetic of Shimni Pak. In PM. McNeil (Ed.) Shinmi Park: Changeability, The Fashion Trace.
[Chapter]Authored by: Karaminas, V.
Karaminas, VK. (2006). ‘Fashion and Costume in the Middle-East’,. In Encyclopaedia of Western Colonisation Since 1450. : Macmillan/Thomson/Gale Publishers
[Chapter]Authored by: Karaminas, V.
Hancock, JH., Johnson-Woods, T., & Karaminas, V. (2013). Introduction. (pp. ix - xvi).
[Chapter]Authored by: Karaminas, V., White, C.

Conference

Taylor, JM., & Karaminas, V.(2017, July). Sailor style. Representations of the mariner in popular culture and contemporary fashion. .
[Conference]Authored by: Karaminas, V., Taylor, J.
Karaminas, V., & Geczy, A. (2016). The Huntology of Fashion. Long Live Fashion. , The End of Fashion International Conference
[Conference Abstract]Authored by: Karaminas, V.
Taylor, JM., & Karaminas, V. (2015, June). Sailor Style. Representation of the Sailor in Popular Culture and Contemporary fashion.. Presented at Popular Culture Association of Australia and New Zealand. Massey University Wellington.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Karaminas, V., Taylor, J.
Karaminas, VK. (2006). Wallpaper Tiger: The Florence Broadhurst Collection and Questions of Appropriation in Design,. In KF. Friedman, ECR. Corte-Real, & CR. Rust (Eds.) wonderground conference proceedings. : Wonderground, Design Research Society
[Conference Paper in Published Proceedings]Authored by: Karaminas, V.
Karaminas, VK. (2005). No Capes!” Über Fashion and How “Luck Favours the Prepared”. Constructing Contemporary Superhero Identities in American Popular Culture. In V. Karaminas, & MH. Hill (Eds.): Imaginary Worlds, Image and Space
[Conference Paper in Published Proceedings]Authored by: Karaminas, V.
Karaminas, VK. (2007). Ubermen: Fashionable Heroics and Masculine Style’,. In JP. Peers (Ed.): Kingpower Designing Masculinities Symposium
[Conference Paper in Published Proceedings]Authored by: Karaminas, V.

Other

Karaminas, V. (2016, December). The Huntology of Fashion. "Fashion is Dead. Long Live Fashion".
[Oral Presentation]Authored by: Karaminas, V.

Supervision and Teaching

Summary of Doctoral Supervision

Position Current Completed
Supervisor 6 0
CoSupervisor 1 0

Media and Links

Media

  • 14 Sep 2015 - Magazine
    Creative Collision
  • 11 Jan 2017 - Magazine
    Brave New Wardrobe
    Interview on the future of fashion

Other Links

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